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Lebanese Prime Minister Sa'ad Hariri in Sochi, Sept. 3, 2017

Incumbent Lebanese Prime Minister Sa’ad Hariri is once again set to become the country’s prime minister for a third term.

Hariri was nominated Thursday for the post by more than half of the country’s lawmakers.

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President Michel Aoun is required by Lebanese law to designate the Sunni candidate who wins the most support from the 128 members of the nation’s parliament.

Hariri is considered Lebanon’s leading Sunni politician.

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Hana Levi Julian is a Middle East news analyst with a degree in Mass Communication and Journalism from Southern Connecticut State University. A past columnist with The Jewish Press and senior editor at Arutz 7, Ms. Julian has written for Babble.com, Chabad.org and other media outlets, in addition to her years working in broadcast journalism.